Notice On Access To The Media Contact For Inmates In Prison Institutions

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om adgangen til kontakt til medierne for indsatte i kriminalforsorgens institutioner

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Notice on access to the media contact for inmates in prison institutions

Under section 59 (3), section 105, paragraph 2, and section 111, paragraph 3, of the law on the enforcement of sentences, etc., see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 435 of 15. may 2012, as amended by Act No. 739 of 25. June 2014, and § 776, 1.-3. paragraph, of the law on the Court of Justice, without prejudice. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1308 of 9. December 2014, fixed: common provisions



§ 1. Inmates who udstår imprisonment or detention, after punishment Enforcement Act section 59 (1), the right to express its opinion within the institution and in the connection possible photograph to the media with the constraints resulting from the sentence enforcement Act section 59 (2).

(2). Pre-trial custody which is not isolated in the Court's determination, have equivalent access to in the institution to comment and in doing so let them photograph to the media, see. However, section 3, paragraph 3.

§ 2. Prior authorisation is given for the interview, etc., must give the detainees due area correctional care guidance on the possible consequences of that come out in the media.

Competence, etc.



§ 3. Decision in accordance with section 59 and the rules of this order shall be taken by the prison and probation service area, see. However, paragraph 2. The competence to decide on the authorisation of the television interview is with area Director, area head of client casework or by separate authorisation conferred jurisdiction.

(2). The police can, for the sake of pre-trial detention ends oppose that a remand prisoner is allowed to express their views and in this respect, let them photograph to the media.

(3). Prior to a pre-trial prisoner allowed to comment and in doing so let them photograph to the media, obtained an opinion from police.

§ 4. If correctional care area to decide on restrictions in an effort the right to express their views and in this respect, let them photograph to the media, see. Punishment Enforcement Act section 59 (2), it should be note on the decision. The note must include a statement that the inmates and any other parties to proceedings are informed of the possibility of appeal against such decision to the Directorate of Probation, see. section 5, paragraph 1, and whether the time limit for filing the complaint without prejudice. section 5, paragraph 2.

(2). If facing a pre-trial prisoner is decided on the restrictions of the right to express their views and in this respect, let them photograph to the media in the light of the fact that the police in the interests of pre-trial detention ends have opposed, to a remand prisoner has such a contact, see. § 3, paragraph 2, should the note include a statement that there has been briefing on the provision in the code of civil procedure § 773, according to which pre-trial custody may ask the question about the maintenance of the limitations presented to the Court for a decision.

Administrative redress



§ 5. Decisions of the prison and probation service area about restrictions on the right of the institution to comment and in doing so let them photograph to the media after the punishment Enforcement Act section 59 (2), an appeal may be lodged to the Directorate of Probation.

(2). Complaint to the Directorate of Probation must be initiated within 2 months after the decision is communicated to the inmate and possibly. other parties in the case. The Directorate may, in exceptional cases, dispense with this deadline.

(3). A complaint to the Directorate-General for prison and probation service has no suspensive effect, unless the prison and probation service area or the Directorate shall take provision to that effect.

Date of entry into force of



§ 6. The notice shall enter into force on the 6. may 2015.

(2). Executive Order No. 379 of 17. May 2001 regarding access to contact to the media for the inmates in the prison institutions are hereby repealed.

The Ministry of Justice, the 9. April 2015 Faamoe/Johan Reimann

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